Bolton to Sheffield by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    21:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 20m
  • Distance
    67 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    71
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 36m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bolton to Sheffield by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Sheffield take around 1 hour and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 67 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Sheffield.

1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Sheffield?

Journeys between Bolton and Sheffield usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 73 departures on the route from Bolton to Sheffield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 66 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bolton to Sheffield?

The Bolton to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bolton to Sheffield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:00 and the last train is around 21:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 05:37, and the last at 23:39.

When to book Bolton to Sheffield train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bolton to Sheffield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Sheffield?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bolton to Sheffield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.